[Tagging] Dutch cafes (was: What's a power=station?)
emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 15:55:05 GMT 2010
2010/1/19 David Earl <david at frankieandshadow.com>
> Really? While some English cafes might serve meals, if you can call them
> that, like "Egg and Chips", the French cafes I've been into would
> typically serve coffee and pastries.
pastries yes but not a given. Food in general no.
> But put aside the distinction between soft drinks and alcohol, don't you
> think there is something different in character between a bar and a cafe
> in France, that causes the owner to *call* it one or the other (maybe
> even only for marketing reasons of atmosphere, cachet or desired
> clientèle than because of any fundamental difference in what it serves)?
It could be. But it shows that it is difficult to find a proper definition
for something like this. The meaning can be quite different.
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